Avalyn Garden

1930 Washtenaw Ave , Ann Arbor, MI 48104 USA (Show map)


Avalyn Garden B&B offers hospitality, comfort and convenience to its guests. Located on Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor, one quarter mile south of the University of Michigan campus and one and a half miles from downtown Ann Arbor, it is a 25 minute drive from Detroit Metro Airport, a twenty minute walk to the U of M stadium, and five minutes from the U of M hospitals. We offer on site parking,central air conditioning, and wifi throughout the house. Each guest room features a private bath as well as cable television with internet aps and other extras.



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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Great Place for a Romantic Night!!

4.6 on June 15, 2017

Drove down from Northern Michigan to have a quick anniversary getaway. The moment we got there, Lee and Donna were extremely accommodating and friendly. They made us feel right at home! The entire atmosphere felt rustic and glamorous, but still had everything necessary to keep up with the here and now. The room we stayed in was comfortable, clean, and well kept after. The bathroom was, strangely enough, one of the highlights! You will want to take 3 or 4 showers a day just to experience it. After a night on the town downtown, which is only 2 miles away, easily walk able if you want, we came back to a mini champagne, compliments of the Perry's! Breakfast was great and not to heavy, and they did not rush us out or make us feel hurried. Would definitely stay there again!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your kind words. Lee and I are very glad that you enjoyed your stay at Avalyn Garden and we hope to see you again! Donna Perry

- Donna Perry (innkeeper)

Whoa! What a GREAT B&B!

5 on May 29, 2017

I was able to stay at Avalyn Garden for 2 nights. The proprietors are most gracious and helpful. The property is very clean and quiet. The ambiance, cozy. The B&B is located on a major artery of town yet the rooms are quiet. Easy to get to the U of M campus. I've been to at least a dozen B&B's in my travels. This is about a good as it gets! I stayed in the Monet room, very roomy. The furniture is beautiful and bed very comfortable. The "piece de resistance" is the lovely, delicious breakfast you get in the morning. I travel up to 80% of my work time and found this to be quite a nice change to the usual hotel chains. I had all the amenities needed. Avalyn will definitely be my go-to in Ann Arbor!

Awesome Ann Arbor Experience!

5 on May 09, 2017

Such a great birthday weekend. Wonderful room, gracious hosts, and excellent food! We will be back to experience their other rooms.

Such a thoughtful place!

4.8 on March 10, 2014

My husband and I were looking for a relaxing place to spend our anniversary, and this was the perfect fit! Everything throughout the bed and breakfast was incredibly well thought out, and Lee and Donna are both wonderfully hospitable! They provided us with helpful suggestions for our evening out, which we took and were quite pleased; and upon our return, we found that they had left us an anniversary present in our room. I am so glad that we found Avalyn Garden, and I look forward to recommending it to friends and family as well as returning one day ourselves!

A Mothers' Day Getaway for Mom and Daughter

4.8 on May 13, 2013

The atmosphere and warm hospitality at Avalyn Garden made our stay very comfortable and enjoyable. Donna and Lee were welcoming and most accommodating. Their home is beautifully appointed as are the rooms. The bed, made with fine linens, was very comfortable. A spacious private bath and the ability to control the temperature in our own room were definite pluses. The breakfast was delicious and very attractively presented. Beverages were available to us even in the evening. The home is nestled on a quiet treed lot that gives a feeling of the countryside within the city. Thanks so much Donna and Lee. We will be back. All the very best. Paula (Toronto) and Kathleen (London)

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Rooms & Rates


Our Monet room has a French impressionist theme and features a king size bed, 32 inch flat screen TV, a luxury bathroom with heated marble floor and large shower with multiple jets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165


Our Santiago room features a queen size bed, wall mounted cable tv, rocker/glider for reading in comfort and en suite bathroom with heated tile floor and tub/shower combination.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $155 - $155


Our Links room features a full size bed, wall mounted flat screen cable tv and en suite bathroom with tile shower and heated tile floor.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $145 - $145

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Location Type

College campus, City


Detroit, MI (DTW-Wayne County) 29 miles

Directions to property:

From I-94: Take Exit 180B to merge onto US-23 N toward Ann Arbor. Take Exit 37B toward Ann Arbor and merge onto Washtenaw Ave. Stay in right lane to continue on Washtenaw Ave. at Stadium Blvd. Avalyn Garden is approximately one mile on the left. From US-23 N (coming from the South): Take Exit 37B toward Ann Arbor and merge onto Washtenaw Ave. Stay in right lane to continue on Washtenaw Ave. at Stadium Blvd. Avalyn Garden is approximately one mile on the left. From US-23 S (coming from the North): Take Exit 45 toward Ann Arbor to merge onto M-14 W. Take Exit 3 toward Downtown Ann Arbor. Drive south on Main St. and turn left onto Huron St. Follow Huron until it becomes Washtenaw Ave. Avalyn Garden is approximately one quarter mile past Hill St. on the right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Telephone, Wi-Fi

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wired internet

On-site activities

Golfing, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4 - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Cancellations: Any cancellation within 5 days of the stay will be charged one night.
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Lee and Donna Perry

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About the innkeepers

Lee and Donna enjoy meeting new people, traveling, walking their goldendoodle Molly, and spending time with their children and grandchildren. Since moving to Ann Arbor, they are exploring the many cultural and recreational opportunities the area has to offer, as well as the many fine restaurants and eateries!

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weekday continental

  • Time Served: varied
  • Serving Location: Garden table, Deck, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian

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